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SNAP to host Gala event

SNAP to host Gala event

Story by: Colin Morris, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2014

Senior Night After Prom (SNAP) will host a Parent Fun Gala Sunday, Nov. 9 at Swanny’s Bar and Grill as a senior class fundraiser. The event will last from 4 to 8 p.m. “We will have a buffet style dinner, games and prizes for the parents and football on the big screen,” chairman of the event...

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Story by: Colin Morris, Editor in Chief

October 21, 2014

The very first moment I walked through the doors of 1446, I had no idea what I had gotten myself into. Originally, I joined journalism half-heartedly, figuring it would be something I would just drop after the first year. I never knew the blood, sweat and literal tears I would put into this paper, but...

Signing in for addiction

Signing in for addiction

Story by: Colin Morris, Online Editor

March 25, 2014

A sense of urgency pulsates throughout the atmosphere as I stumble through the murky, shadow-infested hallway towards the recognizable wooden door to my room. I need it, I need my fix, I need it so bad my palms sweat at the thought. A red, radiant light glows from behind the door. Netflix. The walls begi...

Benchmark scores increase across board

Story by: Colin Morris, Online Editor

February 11, 2014

District progress monitoring scores increased significantly for the 2013 fall semester, with 29 subjects scoring first through fourth in the district. Academic Achievement Specialist Maggy Watson said the administration introduced a new system, Mastery Check-In/Learning, schoolwide where teachers verify their...

Sweets turned sour

Sweets turned sour

Story by: Colin Morris, Online Editor

November 5, 2013

From mood-enhancing drugs to twerking, and even erratic behavior and a routine visit to the local rehab, a pattern seems to exist in today’s latest Disney and Nickelodeon princesses: the destruction of their childhood star image. It seems to happen as soon as one crosses the 20-year-old threshold: the pimples...

‘The Crucible’ takes a toll on actors

'The Crucible' takes a toll on actors

Story by: Colin Morris,Kristin Russel, photos by Lillie Havens, Feature Editor, Business Manager

November 27, 2012

  When students auditioned for “The Crucible,” they didn’t realize they would become so involved they would reflect the pain of their characters. “When we started the play I kind of just thought it was just another play that we read junior year, and I didn’t think much of it,”...

Percussion bangs for a buck

Half time concentration: During the halftime show,
sophomore Josh Meyer plays the marimba. Photo by:
Jenna Moreland

Story by: Colin Morris, Feature Editor

October 30, 2012

The roar of the drums echo Cougar spirit across the stadium during the third quarter of every football game as the drumline pounds the familiar beats that the crowd in the student section has learned by heart. This fall, the percussion group plays for more than just to rile up the fans in the stadium....

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